Do you want more confidence? Confidence is not something we can just make happen on our own. But we can access more confidence by the Spirit of God. I love the suggestions given by Katrina in this week's featured post about how we can increase our confidence. It's called The Five Best Ways to Increase Your Confidence by Katrina Hamel of Mrs Designs. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be blessed!Read More
Christians were made to be part of a community. We can pull some truths from the analogy of sheep to God's people in the Bible to understand more deeply why this is so.Read More
Carlie's words will help you to think more deeply about the idea of home as a something bigger than the idea of a place. Her words are deeply encouraging and full of truth. She lost her physical home in a hurricane last year but she did not lose her Home. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and read what she has to say.Read More
Gossip is anything said about someone to someone that isn't loving and kind and that you wouldn't say directly to the person about whom you're talking . . . you are gossiping.Read More
Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.' Isaiah 41:10 (NASB)Read More
It might be tempting to feel forgotten by God.Sometimes I even feel justified in thinking that way.
After all, it’s been a rough year. Scratch that, it’s been a challenging couple of years.
I really don’t want to seem ungrateful and believe me, I’ve been trying really hard to keep a positive spin on things.Read More
I had the chance to be involved in a couple of Christian parenting events this past week.
Much great information was shared, and lots of good discussions took place. It was a joy to be included in these events.
However, there was something I heard over and over that broke my heart.
Parents and grandparents are watching their kids pull away from God.Read More
I don’t know what happens when you hear God calling you to something, but I typically do what Jonah did. I run the other way. Especially when it doesn’t fit into my tidy plans.Read More
I hurled his bag down the stairs and screamed, "THERE'S YOUR STUPID SUITCASE!!! JUST GO AHEAD AND LEAVE ME!"
My husband picked up his busted luggage, stared at me in disbelief, and spoke an apologetic goodbye.
Throwing myself on the bed for a good cry, I agonized over why our marriage wasn't turning out like I expected.Read More